Canadian National Railway Co.

Government, Business

Police Detain Ontario Rail Protesters After Warning

Protesters in Ontario Demonstrators stand near railway tracks during a protest near Belleville, Ontario, Canada, on Feb. 13. (Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg)

Protesters have been detained by police in Tyendinaga, Ontario, as provincial governments followed through on warnings that they would clear rail lines that have been blocked for weeks.

Sandrine Rastello | Bloomberg News
February 24, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Pleads for Patience Amid Canadian Rail Blockades

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets auto-parts workers at ABC Technologies in Ontario in January. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets auto-parts workers at ABC Technologies in Ontario in January. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for patience and dialog as indigenous-rights protests that have brought rail traffic to a halt across Canada drag on.

Stephen Wicary | Bloomberg News
February 19, 2020
Government, Business

CN Railroad Halts Operations as Pipeline Protests Spread

Belleville, Ontario, protest Demonstrators stand near railway tracks during a protest near Belleville, Ontario, Canada, on Feb. 13. (Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg)

Canada’s largest railroad, the Canadian National Railway, is beginning a progressive and orderly shutdown of its eastern Canadian rail network, which effectively will stop all of its cross-country freight trains.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 18, 2020
Business

CN Rail Threatened by Disruption With Teamsters Poised to Strike

Canadian National train Canadian National Railway

Canadian National Railway Co. faces disruption as more than 3,000 workers at the country’s largest railroad threaten to strike just after midnight over safety issues and health benefits.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
November 18, 2019
Business, Logistics

Canadian National Acquires Intermodal Division of H&R Transport

Canadian National train Canadian National Railway Co.

Canadian National Railway Co. acquired the intermodal division of Calgary, Alberta-based motor carrier H&R Transport Ltd.

May 10, 2019
Business

Canadian National Reports Mixed Fourth-Quarter Results

Canadian National train in Chicago Eric Pancer/Flickr

Canadian National Railway reported earnings more than doubled in the fourth quarter, although the final figures were bolstered by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2018
Business, Logistics

Canada Extends Order on Rail Shipment to Alleviate Grain Backlog

Don MacKinnon/Bloomberg News

Canada extended an order that requires the country’s two largest railways to ship a minimum amount of grain each week until March 28.

December 1, 2014